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Key Issues in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion

Key Issues in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion

Fourth Edition

December 2023 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This fourth edition has been revised throughout to continue to support students in their learning of special educational needs and disability. This essential book provides students with a critical and up-to-date view of the sector through key issues and debates to deepen understanding around inclusion. New to this edition:

Revised further reading with videos and podcasts to support learning and research

- Links to the new Green Paper, latest Code of Practice and legislation

- Extensive updates and revisions to all chapters

- New case studies, reader reflections, taking it further and student activities.

Alan Hodkinson, Professor in the Centre for Cultural and Disability Studies at Liverpool Hope University.
Section I: Contextualising Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Principles of SEND: Theoretical perspectives
Section II: Historical Perspectives of SEND and Inclusion
Chapter 3: Disability: Explanatory beginnings
Chapter 4: The development of SEND: From benevolent humanitarianism to the halfway house of integration
Chapter 5: The emergence of inclusive education: From humble beginnings
Section III: Operationalising SEND and Inclusion
Chapter 6: Current legislation governing SEND and inclusion
Chapter 7: Multi-agency working
Chapter 8: International perspectives on SEND and inclusive education
Chapter 9: Conclusions

Alan Hodkinson

Alan Hodkinson was for many years a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) and senior manager in the primary school sector. Currently, he is an Associate Professor, in the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies at Liverpool Hope University. More About Author

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